Officers and Members
Retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1996 as a Brigadier General after serving over 28 years on active duty then worked for a British Security Firm as well as a couple of defense contractors in the Northern Virginia area until 2010. Has been a property owner since 2002 and full time resident since 2010.
He is currently semi-retired and lives off Boy Scout Road with his wife Julia and two cats. He is the immediate Past President of the Property Owners' Association of Deep Creek Lake (2013-2018), served as the Deep Creek Lake Property Owners Association representative to the Deep Creek Lake Policy Review Board, is a member of the Garrett County Board of Zoning Appeals, and served as a member of the Deep Creek Lake Watershed Management Plan Steering Group.
As a local real estate agent, Sandy knows the economic impact and importance of the Deek Creek Watershed. After owning and operating several retail stores in the Baltimore, MD, and Washington, D.C., area for more than 13 years, Sandy moved to the Deep Creek Lake area and began her new life in this beautiful community. She served on the Oakland Golf Club Board for 8 years and currently serves as the Treasurer for the Tanglewood HOA and the Oakland Women's Golf Association. She brings an extensive background of accounting experience and passion for business and community.
Beth Hafer has been enjoying Deep Creek Lake since she was a child. She is volunteering for this post as a way to pay tribute to the many special moments that she experienced while ensconced in Deep Creek’s natural beauty over the years.
She hopes that many generations to come will be able to enjoy its verdant splendor as she did. Beth works as a research coordinator at UPMC in Pittsburgh where she manages multi-million dollar grants focusing on sleep and mood in adolescents.
She enjoys traveling, reading, kayaking, and spending time with friends and family, especially at the lake.
Toni has enjoyed a rewarding career contributing to the growth and success of multiple diverse IT governance, portfolio, project, and program management efforts at Marriott International, Kalibri Labs, and The United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), a mid-size nonprofit company. Prior to her retirement, Toni had over 30 years of experience leading successful enterprise-wide technology deployment and large-scale business change efforts, developing plans, and building strategies for increasing effectiveness and efficiency while delivering demonstrated value.
Toni graduated from Gettysburg College, and holds certifications in Prosci Change Management, IT Infrastructure Library Foundations (ITIL) and The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF). After vacationing at Deep Creek Lake since 1980, Toni and her husband, Geoffrey, purchased their retirement home on Turkey Neck Road in 2017. Toni and Geoffrey enjoy all four seasons in the Deep Creek area and are frequently visited by their two sons, Christopher (Frederick, MD) and Daniel (Ellicott City, MD).
Property owner on Deep Creek since 1968 who has lived on the lake at 729 Chadderton School Road since 1987. Retired land surveyor and professional engineer. In private practice since 1974, and a vice president of Century Engineering, Inc. from 2000 to 2011. Member of the board of directors of the Oakland B & O Museum and the Property Owners Association, and founding member of the SPORE group, the Monday old folks meeting at Brenda's, and worked on the Water Levels Subcommittee for the Water Shed Management Plan.
Doug has enjoyed a long career in senior sales management for domestic and international beverage companies, requiring extensive travel abroad. Prior to his retirement, Doug was the Vice President/ General Manager of a 50-truck contracting company in the metro Baltimore-Washington area. Throughout his career, Doug was very active in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, serving as a Division Captain. Doug’s first job after graduating from the University of Maryland was managing a restaurant/bar at Deep Creek Lake, (1970-1971). After owning a vacation home at Deep Creek since 2001, he and his wife, Gisele, moved from Annapolis in 2015 to live full time on the Lake.
Joe Zamoiski III
Joe Zamoiski is a native Washingtonian and a graduate of Boston University. Over the last 24 years, he has excelled at “turning clients into friends every day,” first while working as an account executive for Washington Sports & Entertainment (the parent company of the Washington Wizards and the Washington Capitals) and now with Atlantic Coast Mortgage.
Joe joined the mortgage industry in 1998 and found the business appealing as it was an opportunity to help people navigate the home-buying process. His mission has always been to ensure each client feels informed, confident, and comfortable from day one. Joe is committed to his clients and makes sure they are treated the same way he wants to be treated. Joe has also been teaching 1st-time buyer seminars for over 15 years. He is consistently among the top of his peers in the industry and has thousands of happy clients.
Joe has teamed up with his twin brother (Jason Zamoiski) to create “Team Z Mortgage.” Joe spends most of his free time either on the golf course, at Deep Creek Lake, Hilton Head, or with friends and family. Joe is on the board for HART For Animals, loves to travel, is an avid reader, loves the movies, and going fishing. Joe is also a passionate fan of the Steelers, Islanders, and Wizards. Joe lives with his wife, Barbie, and his dog, Maggie.
Carolyn Sheaffer has been a resident of Garrett County since 1995. After a long career in the health care field she is now the owner/operator of the Pilates Clinic in McHenry. She holds a Master’s Degree in Nursing from University of Maryland and has practiced as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is married and has three children and five grandchildren. Carolyn is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys boating, stand up paddle boarding, and biking in the summer and skiing in the winter. She and her husband have enjoyed the Deep Creek Watershed and Deep Creek Lake since moving here and she is committed to doing what she can to preserve and protect these beautiful resources for generations to come. She also is an organic vegetable gardener.
Brian fell in love with Garrett County and Deep Creek Lake MD through whitewater kayaking here on the world class rapids of the wild and scenic Youghiogheny River. It's one of the best places in the U.S. for whitewater kayaking enthusiasts because of the Deep Creek Lake Watershed. The 1989 and 2014 World Whitewater Kayak Championships were hosted here. Brian competed in the 1992 Olympic Trials held here on the Savage River and narrowly missed qualifying for the Olympic Team.
He has resided here since 1996 and has enjoyed a successful real estate career here for 21 years. He is passionate about the preservation and protection of Deep Creek Lake and the watershed and it’s huge importance to the local economy. Brian has two children, Heather 26 and Adam 24 and they enjoy kayaking and snowboarding together and many other outdoor activities like biking, hiking, boating and golf.
Brian was involved with early focus groups, start up and managed operations of the recirculating whitewater course on Wisp Mountain in 2007-2008. He provided guide staffing, training, whitewater/swiftwater expertise and business experience. Brian grew up on a farm outside of Cleveland, OH and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business/Marketing at the University of Akron. He also volunteers as Garrett County Mentor.
Justin’s board and business experience spans many domains all with a focus on customer-centric business operations and building collaborative teams. He has a BA in Geography from Clark University, a MBA from George Washington University and a Master of Science and Technology from Virginia Tech. He has overseen large scale technology and healthcare operations, including serving as CIO of George Washington University Hospital, Senior Administrator and Business Executive at Manor Care Health Services. Additionally, he taught for several years at the George Washington University’s Graduate Schools of Business and Public Health focusing on strategic planning, technology and business operations with a focus on ensuring client satisfaction. Justin is currently the Executive Director and board member of a private pension plan in the metro Washington, DC area. He and his wife Deborah recently completed a home that faces both Deep Creek Lake and Deep Creek Lake State Park enjoying many of year-round opportunities the Deep Creek area offers including snow shoeing out their front door and kayaking on the quiet cove from the back of their home.
David Myerberg, MD, JD
Dr. Myerberg is the Principal at Myerberg Law, PLLC, a firm that consults on medical malpractice cases. He transitioned in 2014 from Jackson Kelly, PLLC, a regional defense law firm, after being a member for 10 years. He received his MD from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and practiced medicine for 19 years from 1973 to 1992 before attending law school at West Virginia University. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine. He has owned a house at Deep Creek Lake since 1986. From 2010 to 2015 he was Chair of the Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board and in 2013-14 he was Chair of the Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan Steering Committee. He has four children and eight grandchildren and hopes that they will always enjoy the lake and the watershed.
Ashley grew up on a dairy farm in nearby Preston County. She has an Associates of Arts from Potomac State College of West Virginia University in Horticulture and a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy from West Virginia University. During her career, she has written Nutrient Management Plans in West Virginia and Maryland and has worked with landowners to preserve their farmland through the Federal Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program. She currently works for University of Maryland Extension in Garrett County as a Senior Agent specializing in Home Horticulture Education and Maryland Master Gardener Program. Ashley, her husband Josh, and daughter Abigail raise beef steers and grow fresh vegetable produce on their family farm.
Steve became a ski instructor at Wisp Resort while a student at the University of Maryland. He quickly figured out Garrett County was the place for him. In 1991 he bought into High Mountain Sports and today is the sole owner. Steve is a founder and current Treasurer of Garrett Trails, has been on the Garrett County Chamber Board of Directors and has served as the President. He is also an Assistant Scoutmaster with Oakland Troop 22. Steve also served on the Deep Creek Lake Watershed Plan Steering Committee, is a currently serving on the Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, and the Maryland Outdoor Recreation Economic Commission. In his spare time Steve enjoys running, swimming, biking, and playing with his dogs.
Kristin is a Garrett County native who grew up with a special appreciation for the natural beauty and opportunity offered in this beautiful area. She graduated from West Virginia University in 2014 with a degree in Print Journalism and a minor in Communications. Since graduation, Kristin has been working for Railey Realty serving as their Media & Marketing Director. In her free time, you can catch her with a camera in her hand capturing the sunrise, at the barn spending time with her horse, or 100 pages into a good book.
Patty Mash has had a long association with Deep Creek Lake. Years ago, she began coming to the area with her uncle who owned a home on Beckman’s Peninsula. She fell in love with the area and the Lake. In 1979 Patty moved to Garrett County. She taught for a short time in the local schools. She was sales director for the former Village Inn (now Wisp Resort) doing all their public relations, promotions and tourism development. She is retired from Maryland Department of Natural Resources where she worked as a Public Affairs Officer for Western Maryland in PR and marketing and as the Western Maryland DNR spokesperson. She also worked for the Maryland Tourism office at travel shows. She continues to serve on the Board of Directors for Wisp Unit owners. She has served on the Garrett County Arts Council Board and has been an elected member of the Chamber Board of Directors and has served two terms as their president.